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  • Court Hasn't Ruled Out Restrictions

    A recent op-ed writer writer declared that Connecticut's newly minted gun regulations were an infringement on his right to bear arms [March 30, Gun Bill Attacked My Rights"]. That is technically true, but while the Supreme Court has ruled that the right...
  • Breaking Down Gun Arguments

    The multiple letters on April 1 regarding guns has helped clarify my thoughts on the subject, and I share the following comments and questions. I own several firearms, and my life, liberty and freedom have not been diminished or compromised by...
  • On Right Side Of History

    In January 2013, the General Assembly, in response to the Sandy Hook School tragedy, formed a Bipartisan Task Force on Gun Violence Prevention and Children's Safety to explore solutions. Many of us urged the task force to support passage of common-sense...
  • 4/5

    Thanks to the National Rifle Association, we now live in a world where disputes that were verbal before are now settled with a gun at military bases, movie theaters and gas stations. It's true the Affordable Care Act surpassed 7 million people enrolled....
  • Joe Visconti: Help Business, Doctors

    As a former West Hartford town councilor, candidate for Congress and 30-year pistol permit gun owner, I entered the race for governor on April 4, 2013, after the infringement of our Second Amendment rights in the form of the gun control bill. Common...
  • CNN's Q1 Ratings Fall Despite Intense Focus On Doomed Malaysia Plane

    An aggressive focus on doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH 370 boosted CNN's performance in March, but was not enough to vanquish the Time Warner-owned cable-news network ongoing ratings issues in the first quarter. CNN's ratings in primetime for the...
  • Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later

    Upbeat Gun Industry Numbers Mask Turmoil A Year Later
    It's hard to imagine a more tumultuous year than 2013 for the people who make and sell guns. Through it all, or perhaps because of it all, the firearms industry grew dramatically in both jobs and total output — even in Connecticut. Does that mean...
  • Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him

    Why did the Ft. Hood gunman do it? Because a gun-crazy country let him
    Forgive the cynicism, but really, who cares why Army Spec. Ivan Lopez took a gun and killed three people and wounded 16 others at Ft. Hood, Texas, on Wednesday? Thursday’s stories were filled with details about Lopez and his rampage: He was...
  • Letters: Another gun rampage in America

    Re "Gunman opens fire at Ft. Hood," April 3 The saddest thing about the latest Ft. Hood shooting spree was how quickly the government assured us that this was not an act of terrorism. Thank God that it was not terrorism but rather just another normal,...
  • Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting

    Painful questions arise in aftermath of Ft. Hood shooting
    KILLEEN, Texas — Beyond the mystifying question of why a person goes on a rampage to kill innocent people, residents of this military town have to deal with an even more vexing one: Why does it keep happening to them? "There's a psychological toll...
  • Less testing, guns, and God: Letters

    On Sunday, the Sentinel endorsed easing classroom-size restrictions ("Ease class caps, free cash for other school needs"). While the argument primarily focused on reducing costs, the benefits of learning in a smaller classroom were not acknowledged....